Archive for March 15th, 2017

GBU-49 being added to F-35’s arsenal in order to attack moving targets

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The U.S. Air Force has brought forward a plan to integrate the GBU-49 smart weapon to the F-35A in order for the stealth fighter to persecute against moving targets.

F-35A Lightning II of the 34th FS drops GBU-12 in Febuary 2016
By U.S. Air Force photo by Jim Haseltine [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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RAF Eurofighter emergency landing on Mar. 9

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Royal Navy Lynx farewell flypast

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The Royal Navy is retiring its Lynx naval helicopter this month and the rotorcraft will be making two flypasts on Mar. 17.

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Graphic: Royal Navy

Italian Eurofighters heading to Iceland

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The Italian Air Force will dispatch six of its Eurofighters to Iceland from Mar. 16 to mid-April for the Icelandic Air Policing mission.

Eurofighter Typhoon - RIAT 2013 (24850018709)
By Airwolfhound from Hertfordshire, UK (Eurofighter Typhoon – RIAT 2013) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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